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One Woman\'s Arctic

One Woman's Arctic

(1972)
A non fiction book by

 
Sheila Burnford spent many months among the Eskimoes of the Baffin Islands. She found them friendly and resourceful, adapting to and absorbing the twentieth century way of life, without being destroyed by it. While she discovered the joys of hunting seals and whales, birdwatching, and learning to understaned the arctic landscapes. She also learned the endurance of living most of the year in sub-zero temperatures - with frozen drinking water and a diet of whale meat and fish. The journal she has written is fascinating, abounding in detail - about a civilization that is dying, and about a life lived close to nature and its extremities, that is also peaceful. A way of life so many people are forgetting or miss, in our urbanised life of today.

 
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Hardback Editions

April 1976 : UK Hardback
Title: One Woman's Arctic (Ulverscroft large print series. [non-fiction])
Author(s): Sheila Burnford
ISBN: 0-85456-428-4 / 978-0-85456-428-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
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July 1973 : USA Hardback
Title: One Woman's Arctic
Author(s): Sheila Burnford
ISBN: 0-316-11716-1 / 978-0-316-11716-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little Brown & Company
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1973 : Canada Hardback
Title: One Woman's Arctic
Author(s): Sheila Every Burnford
ISBN: 0-7710-1825-8 / 978-0-7710-1825-1 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada: McClelland & Stewart
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November 1972 : UK Hardback
Title: One Woman's Arctic
Author(s): Sheila Burnford
ISBN: 0-340-16434-4 / 978-0-340-16434-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
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Paperback Editions

1978 : Canada Paperback
Title: One Woman's Arctic
Author(s): Sheila Burnford
ISBN: 0-7710-1826-6 / 978-0-7710-1826-8 (Canada edition)
Publisher: McClelland and Stewart
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October 1974 : UK Paperback
Title: One Woman's Arctic
Author(s): Sheila Burnford
ISBN: 0-450-01995-0 / 978-0-450-01995-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: New English Library Ltd
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